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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues

09/30/2016

US Ruling Imminent on Bank MBS Deals

Major U.S. banks are anxiously waiting to see if a federal regulator accepts J.P. Morgan’s opinion that a mortgage-backed securities blueprint it has...

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09/23/2016

Zika Concerns Deter Miami Conferencegoers

The Zika virus curtailed attendance at Information Management Network’s “ABS East” conference.

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09/16/2016

More European NPL Deals Enter Pipeline

The completion of a nonperforming-loan securitization in Italy has stirred talk that similar offerings could follow.

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09/09/2016

Kroll Launching European Bond-Rating Effort

Kroll is starting a European bond-rating unit.

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08/19/2016

Redwood Hitting Pause on MBS Program

Redwood Trust is poised to hit the brakes on its jumbo-mortgage securitization program.

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08/12/2016

BNP Installing Division Heads in US, UK

BNP Paribas’ hiring of former J.P. Morgan executive Mick Wiedrick was accompanied by two other high-level additions, signaling continued efforts by...

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08/05/2016

Agencies Gravitate to Insurance Contracts

Intense demand for so-called credit insurance risk sharing deals from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is suppressing growth in the agencies’ sales of...

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07/29/2016

Guardian Finds Opening for CLOs

Guardian Life just completed its first-ever collateralized loan obligation, underscoring how the environment has changed for rookie issuers in that...

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07/22/2016

REITs Push Banks for Risk-Transfer Deals

Several mortgage REITs are trying to convince J.P. Morgan to come to market more often with mortgage bond deals designed to reduce its capital-reserve...

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07/15/2016

Basel Tips Playing Field Against US Banks

A move by the Bank for International Settlements to reduce the amount of regulatory capital banks must hold against their structured-product investments...

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07/08/2016

Startups See Profit in MBS-Market Exodus

Operators of small hedge funds that trade mortgage bonds are working to raise capital, pitching opportunities that are emerging as larger investors curtail...

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07/01/2016

Summer Slump Ahead for CLO Issuance

Collateralized loan obligation issuance is expected to dip in July and possibly August.

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